Published date: 24 May 2021

Last edited date: 24 May 2021

This notice was replaced on 7 October 2021

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 7 October 2021, last edited 1 November 2021)

Closed future opportunity - This means that a potential contract has passed its approach to market date. A buyer can choose to consider any supplier interest or convert this notice into an opportunity ready for live procurement.

Contract summary


  • Financial and insurance services - 66000000

  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

  • Business analysis consultancy services - 72221000

    • Supporting services for the government - 75130000

    • Financial management consultancy services - 79412000

    • Evaluation consultancy services - 79419000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

24 May 2021

Approach to market date

1 October 2021

Contract start date

3 January 2022

Contract end date

2 January 2026

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of restructuring and insolvency services to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including Local Authorities, Health, Police, Fire and Rescue, Education and Devolved Administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all restructuring and insolvency services required by UK Central Government Departments

We will use our customer and supplier engagement sessions to help inform the new lotting structure.

More information

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2022/2023 £27,500,000
2023/2024 £27,500,000
2024/2025 £27,500,000
2025/2026 £27,500,000

Additional text

This PIN is to signal an intention to commence market engagement within the management consultancy market which will take place on Tuesday 8th June from 10-12pm

CCS invites suggestions and feedback on the proposed structure of the framework including lots, service lines, supplier numbers and bidding criteria from the market including industry experts, specialists and suppliers.

If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please register using the link below:

These sessions will be limited to one place per organisation. We will issue a formal diary invitation with the details to dial into the event the day before (7th June). We require you to register with your corporate email address so we can verify attendance and this is the address the invitation will be sent to

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The value in II.1.5 is an indicative value over 4 years

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website page for updates and monitor Tenders Electronic Daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

To participate in this procurement, bidders will be required to demonstrate that they are Cyber Essentials certified for the services under and in connection with the procurement. The bidder may be awarded a contract but shall not enter into any call off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials Scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement

The services that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of OFFICIAL/SENSITIVE. Bidders will be required to implement their solution in accordance with the RM6269 Restructuring and Insolvency Schedule, "Security Requirement and Plan", to meet RM6269 Restructuring and Insolvency requirements. This will be released at the ITT stage.

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS


39 Old Hall Street


+44 3450103503